Podcast: Introducing the “Just Transitions – a global exploration” project

Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change

Vera Trappmann and Dennis Eversberg

Professor Vera Trappmann and Dr Dennis Eversberg launch their new podcast series – “Just Transitions – a global exploration”. Throughout the series, the research team will be discussing the findings of their country-specific case studies. In this introductory episode, Professor Trappmann and Dr Eversberg explain what is meant by Just Transitions, how the team came about selecting the 12 countries, and how they’ll be researching debates and practices surrounding Just Transitions throughout the project. 

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This project is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation – Just Transition: Aktivitäten im internationalen Vergleich 2021-582-2. 

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This podcast episode was recorded remotely in February 2023. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available. 

About the speakers: 

Vera Trappmann is Professor of Comparative Employment Relations at Leeds University Business School. Her research engages with the comparison of labour relations across Europe, focusing on the dynamics of economic and organisational restructuring and its impact on working biographies, and organized labour.  Digitalisation, precarity and climate change are areas of study. 

Dr Dennis Eversberg is a Junior Research Group leader at the University of Vienna, Germany. His research interests include socio-ecological mentalities and modes of living and their role within social-ecological transformations and conflicts, particularly those surrounding the so-called ‘bioeconomy’, the sociology of social-ecological movements, degrowth, and trade unions. 

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